Raven Reviews : Ladder Street

The steep stairs of Ladder street lead down from Caine Road, passing by U Lam Terrace, Bridges Street, Hollywood Road and Upper Lascar Row before ending at Queens Road Central. Walking down this street is a lovely experience that reminds of times gone by, when courtyards were used for socialising and strolls, uniting the community…

Square Street, Sheung Wan

Square street is perched in a wonderful location by Ladder Street and Hollywood Road near Man Mo Temple. Close to all of the delights around the Center Stage apartments, including the New York style dining of Press Room and funky steaks of Blue Butcher, the location is perfectly situated for access to Soho, Noho, Poho…

South Side Views

South side of Hong Kong island is a delight. The areas around Repulse Bay and South Bay enjoy stunning sea views with constant breezes and are coveted by those who like to enjoy bright island living.

Raven Reviews : U Lam Terrace

U Lam terrace is a short terrace nestled snugly between Ladder Street and Tank Lane, accessible from either side by the steep stairs dropping off of Caine Road. With only a few buildings on it, (and a lot of stairs) it is a miniature promenade that sings of an older lifestyle of Hong Kong which…

Lower Elgin Street

There are two parts to Elgin street in Central; the horizontal part sitting above Staunton Street and the vertical part that drops down parallel to Peel St. The latter part is casually known as Lower Elgin Street and has not yet been developed as much as its higher section. There are still old metal hawker…

Raven Reviews: Gough Street : Noho

Gough street was simply Gough street until a few years ago, when funky little stores started popping up along the main stretch of Gough Street and the whole adjoining area of Shin Hing Street, Mee Lun Street, Kau U Fong and On Wo Lane started to blossom. With properties here still able to be found…

On Lan Street, Central

This little lane was pretty inconspicuous until shoe giant Christian Louboutin set up a small store there. From then on it became a place of vogue – mostly for wealthy Hong Kong wives and high earning fashion loving hipsters, who would traipse along the tiny street after being dropped off by their driver for their hair…

Taikoo Shing : One Island East & Via Fiori

Taikoo Shing is a popular residential area, designed in typically high quality Swire Properties fashion. One of the most beautiful aspects of this area is the landscaped garden in front of One Island East; Via Fiori. Stretching from Oxford House  to Taikoo Shing Road, the verdant public area is child friendly and has outdoor benches, bordered by…

Quarry Bay : Taikoo Place (Devon House – One Island East)

For anyone who thinks that Quarry Bay and Taikoo Place is a dumpy little district with no personality, it’s time to take note and get updated. Not only is Quarry Bay MTR a mere 20 minutes to central, but there are multiple choices of other public transport along the main stretch of Kings Road, going…

Hollywood Road (Aberdeen St)

Hollywood road has long been famed for its antiques, although its ascent into the modern age has seen a verdant sprouting of small tasteful galleries in recent years. This blooming has created a delightful juxtaposition of old and new, especially in this area around Hollywood Rd and Aberdeen Street. With the confirmation of plans for…

Princes Terrace

Princes Terrace has been popular for many years because of its sweet combination of convenience and community. Situated above Caine Road and directly on the path of the escalator, the quiet lane has no through road, creating a short tranquil neighbourhood feel. Frequented by dog owners and people interested in an easy stroll to try…

Bisney Road & Pokfulam

Bisney Road is a popular choice for people desiring the quiet Pokfulam lifestyle and generous square footage of colonial style layouts. With prices much more competitive per square foot than Mid Levels, it’s a common choice for young families with toddlers and cars who are seeking breezy green views and a low-key lifestyle in the…